Taco Salad

Taco salad is my alternative to tacos. My kids can eat tacos every day if I would let them. This salad is my way of getting a break from eating them from time to time. It also gets my kids to eat more lettuce and tomatoes then when eating tacos.

1 lb Ground Beef

1 pkg or 3 Tbs Taco Seasoning

6 c  Sliced Lettuce

2 c Diced Tomatoes

2 c Shredded Cheese

2 or 3 c Crushed Doritos

1 or 2 c Taco Sauce

Brown ground beef over medium heat. Use a potato masher to break it into little pieces. Once the ground beef is completely cook add taco seasoning and 1/4 c water. Stir and simmer for 5 minutes.


In a large bowl add sliced lettuce, tomatoes, cheese and Doritos. Add taco meat and mix well. Now add the taco sauce. Make sure it coats the salad evenly.


Optional add a scoop of sour cream to give it a creamier and less acid taste.



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